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El Medano, El Medano

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One of the best wind and kitesurfing locales in the world, the waters of El Medano are always decorated with sails. Watch them cut across the waves from one of the many cafes or restaurants in the town's main square, also a spot known for local fiestas. Between the town's two beaches is La Montaña Roja (The Red Mountain), a protected natural reserve with unusual volcanic origins. Around the base of the mountain, enjoy a walk or hike to see where indigenous plant life take advantage of the mineral-rich soil. Explore the many side streets of the old neighborhoods, then seek out a small cave that is near the edge of town. Hermano Pedro once used this cave for prayer and reflection; a small shrine has been placed inside to pay homage to the saint. To visit El Medano and get the most from your holiday in El Medano, create itinerary details personal to you using our El Medano trip builder.
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  • Ideal for windsurfing! Good wind and good sea for all levels. Before going to navigate check out Saturday market in the main square! Spectacular views of el médano, and walk very welcoming of wood! I recommend that you go to see the show of windsurfing on the beach! Impressive!
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  • Very good beach and a lovely quiet village with a few hotels and no charter. Unfortunately, it begins to increase with tourists now against when we came here 20 years ago. But still unique!
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  • This is a typical example of a real beach in Tenerife. Black, volcanic sand. Around quietly and calmly. 
  • This quaint little town is just adorable ! The sea is clean, perfect to chill and relax or for all sorts of water sports ! One of my favorite spots in Tenerife
  • Kitesurfing at the bay and a nice village. Lots of apartments for rent. Also windsurfing and kitesurfing equipment for rent at the boulevard. Fine restaurants and a square where kids can play.
  • A beautiful and long beach, a favourite among surfers and kiters alike.
  • The best beach in Tenerife!!! Paradise for water sports lovers!!
  • Avoid. There is no beach. Just a dump